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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
July 11, 2016
Dallas police chief says state’s open-carry gun laws can cause confusion
DALLAS — The Dallas police chief said on Monday that Texas state laws allowing civilians to carry firearms openly, as some did during the protest where five officers were fatally shot, present rising challenges to law enforcement, as he stepped into America’s fierce debate over...
News/Nation and World
July 11, 2016 - 11:19pm
February 25, 2016
Oil impact grants suspended for city of Dickinson, domestic violence center
At least two major Dickinson projects will be negatively impacted by an overextension of the North Dakota Oil and Gas Impact Grant Fund program. As a result of steeply decreased oil revenues in the state budget, a $4 million grant to the city of Dickinson and a $750,000 proposed financial...
February 25, 2016 - 8:35pm
November 11, 2015
North Dakota gets D- in 2015 State Integrity Investigation
FARGO -- When Ben Hanson ran for the state House in 2012, he could hardly believe that his campaign war chest could be spent on absolutely anything. Unlike nearly all other states, North Dakota had no laws restricting the use of campaign funds. "I was appalled at that," Hanson...
November 11, 2015 - 5:14pm
September 15, 2015
Grafton state senator mulling run for governor
GRAFTON — North Dakota Sen. Tom Campbell is mulling a run for governor. The businessman and farmer said Tuesday he is forming an exploratory committee for a potential run, adding his name to a list of potential candidates who may replace outgoing Gov. Jack Dalrymple in 2016. Campbell,...
September 15, 2015 - 6:50pm
August 3, 2015
State Department watered down human trafficking report
In the weeks leading up to a critical annual U.S. report on human trafficking that publicly shames the world’s worst offenders, human rights experts at the State Department concluded that trafficking conditions hadn’t improved in Malaysia and Cuba. And in China, they found, things...
News/Nation and World
August 3, 2015 - 5:50pm
March 9, 2015
DOT: Load restrictions in place effective Tuesday
Load restrictions will go into effect starting 7 a.m. Tuesday for central and western North Dakota. The state Department of Transportation announced Monday the restrictions will be in effect for all roads west of and including Highway 3 and all roads south of and including Highway...
March 9, 2015 - 5:15pm
February 26, 2015
70 percent of bills advance in N.D. Legislature in first half of session
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers gave their initial stamp of approval to nearly 600 bills before breaking for a three-day recess on Thursday, and a new state revenue forecast in mid-March will set the stage for the second half of the session. House and Senate lawmakers advanced...
February 26, 2015 - 6:32pm
February 23, 2015
North Dakota is smiles away from being the happiest state
North Dakota is no longer the happiest state. Increasing obesity rates, increased smoking and the lack of love is making North Dakotans frown more.
February 23, 2015 - 1:45pm
December 2, 2014
N.D. University System seeks Legislature’s approval to block open records
The North Dakota University System is moving to exempt internal draft audits and presidential evaluations from the open records and public meetings...
December 2, 2014 - 10:40pm
October 10, 2014
DSU Foundation leader says family main reason for resignation
After 18 years leading the Dickinson State University Foundation, CEO Kevin Thompson will step down later this month. Thompson’s resignation via an email to board members Wednesday was sent a week after a sealed ruling came in arbitration the Foundation was involved in. Still,...
October 10, 2014 - 11:06pm
March 7, 2014
North Dakota sees jump in contractor licensing
Mark Amann has had his contractor’s license for 25 years. So when he didn’t get his renewal on it when he thought he would, and with a bid coming up, Amann put a call in to the Secretary of State’s office. The delay, he was told, was due to a backlog created by the huge amount...
March 7, 2014 - 8:24pm
March 1, 2014
Hundreds comment on ‘extraordinary places’ proposal: Industrial Commission could decide on policy as early as Monday
BISMARCK — If the North Dakota Industrial Commission decides not to act on a proposed “extraordinary places” policy Monday, it won’t be because of a lack of public input. The three-member commission has received more than 500 letters and emailed comments on the proposal since...
March 1, 2014 - 1:00am
February 22, 2014
DOT: ND could lose funds for state highways
BISMARCK — North Dakota stands to lose almost a quarter of a billion dollars if Congress fails to pass a new federal highway bill and replenish the Highway Trust Fund this year, the state’s top transportation official warned this week, saying, “a crisis could be coming.” President...
February 22, 2014 - 11:58pm
February 15, 2014
Fight against bad medicine: Medical community teams up with law enforcement to combat prescription abuse from the inside
As prescription drug addiction becomes an ever-increasing problem in North Dakota, members of the medical and law enforcement community are working together to try and stop it before it starts. “It’s becoming a national epidemic,” said John Vastag, co-chairman of Reducing Pharmaceutical...
February 15, 2014 - 11:21pm
Building at UND is booming: Since 2000, university has seen more than $264 million in construction, more ahead
GRAND FORKS — Though it doesn’t appear to be a construction zone, the University of North Dakota is in the midst of a building boom. Of the 243 buildings on campus, 14 percent were built in 2000 and after. Including the other 41 off-campus buildings, such as hangars at the Grand...
February 15, 2014 - 7:25pm